Pediatric Personal Care

Provide your child some dedicated one-on-one attention and social-bonding while you focus on yourself, your home, and other members of your family

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How it works

A provider of your choice can assist with personal care tasks like bathing, feeding, or hygiene, as appropriate.

These supports include directly performing the tasks, demonstration of how to complete the task, or reminders to stay focused.

This program promotes independence for your child while allowing you to spend more time on yourself or other friends and family members.

Who Qualifies?

Eligibility is determined by a physician’s recommendation for personal care supports.

PASCO helps coordinate the necessary documentation through Health First Colorado (Medicaid).

Who can provide services under this program?*

  • Aunt / Uncle

  • Grandparent

  • Trusted Friend

  • Neighbor

  • Siblings (Over 18 years old)

*The funding for this program prohibits parents or legal guardians to receive compensation for providing pediatric personal care services to their own dependent.

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Benefits

There are 17 personal care tasks included in this support. Members who qualify and meet the medical necessity for these services can receive support for any of these 17 tasks. These services are not intended for providing respite.

  • Bathing / Showering
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Medication Reminders
  • Ambulation / Locomotion
  • Meal Preparation
  • Hygiene – Hair Care / Grooming
  • Hygiene – Mouth Care
  • Hygiene – Nail Care
  • Hygiene – Shaving
  • Hygiene – Skin Care
  • Toileting – Bowel Care
  • Toileting – Bowel Program
  • Toileting – Catheter Care
  • Toileting – Bladder Care
  • Mobility – Positioning
  • Mobility – Transfer

If you need personal care support for any tasks not covered by this list, additional support may be available.